blog_potw_thornwellMeet our Certified South Carolina Home-grown Player of the Week Sindarius Thornwell of Lancaster, South Carolina. Sindarius, a senior guard, leads the Gamecocks on the court starting all 34 games his junior season. Sindarius exceeds on the court and in the classroom. He was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team and SEC Academic Honor roll. His best advice to young people is to “take your school work serious,” and the best advice he has ever received is “take advantage of every opportunity.”